SeaWorld Entertainment Inc (SEAS) expanding its growth trajectory ahead

With 0.62 million shares changed hands, the volume of the stock remained lighter than its average volume of 0.77 million shares. During the session, the Leisure company that operates in wider Consumer Cyclical sector, reached to the highest price of $48.74 whereas the lowest price it dropped to was $47.49. The 52-week range on SEAS shows that it touched its highest point at $68.19 and its lowest point at $40.87 during that stretch. It currently has a 1-year price target of $63.11. Beta for the stock currently stands at 1.81.

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Price Performance and Earnings:

Stock performance is one of the indicators that investors use to determine whether they will profit from a stock. The price performance of SEAS was down-trending over the past week, with a drop of -2.98%, but this was down by -9.55% over a month. Three-month performance surged to 1.55% while six-month performance fell -9.14%. The stock lost -23.64% in the past year, while it has lost -9.28% so far this year. A look at the trailing 12-month EPS for SEAS yields 3.77 with Next year EPS estimates of 4.56. For the next quarter, that number is 0.81. This implies an EPS growth rate of -8.03% for this year and 19.83% for next year.


Float and Shares Shorts:

At present, 63.91 million SEAS shares are outstanding with a float of 62.91 million shares on hand for trading. On Jan 11, 2024, short shares totaled 2.88 million, which was 4.51% higher than short shares on Dec 14, 2023. In addition to Mr. Marc G. Swanson as the firm’s Chief Executive Officer, Mr. George Anthony Taylor Esq. serves as its Chief Legal Officer, General Counsel & Corporate Secretary.

Institutional Ownership:

Through their ownership of 111.13% of SEAS’s outstanding shares, institutional investors have majority control over the company.


Analysts Ratings:

Reading analyst opinions is an effective way to decide where to invest, and there are several opinions available for SEAS since 0 analysts follow the stock currently. In the same way, a target price assigned to a stock can also reveal much about its potential. With SEAS analysts setting a high price target of $72.00 and a low target of $54.00, the average target price over the next 12 months is $63.11. Based on these targets, SEAS could surge 50.22% to reach the target high and rise by 12.66% to reach the target low. Reaching the average price target will result in a growth of 31.67% from current levels.

Summary of Insider Activity:

Insiders traded SEAS stock several times over the past three months with 0 Buys and 1 Sells. In these transactions, 0 shares were bought while 968 shares were sold. The number of buy transactions has increased to 81 while that of sell transactions has risen to 53 over the past year. The total number of shares bought during that period was 212,711 while 180,132 shares were sold.